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U of A Receives $700,000 NSF Grant to Purchase MicroCT Scanner

Thursday, September 07, 2017

The U of A has been awarded nearly $700,000 from the National Science Foundation to purchase a high-resolution, X-ray micro-computed tomography scanner.

College of Engineering Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Awards Research & Innovation Anthropology Mechanical Engineering

Field School at Leetown Yields New Finds, Unconventional Methods

Thursday, June 29, 2017

The month-long Archeological Field School focuses on uncovering Leetown, a Civil War-era hamlet that served a critical role during the two-day Battle of Pea Ridge in 1862.

Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Human Environment Research & Innovation Social Sciences Anthropology

Archeological Field School Focuses on Leetown, Former Hamlet at Pea Ridge

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Program offers students t6he chance to practice the skills and methods of real archeological field work.

Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Research & Innovation Science Anthropology

Fulbright College Celebrates 2017 Scholars Who Graduated With a 4.0 GPA

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

The J. William Fulbright Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences celebrates the 2017 scholars who graduated with a 4.0 GPA at the annual spring Scholars Breakfast.

Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Honors College Awards Anthropology Biological Sciences Chemistry and Biochemistry English Physics Political Science Pscyhological Science

New Short Talks From the Hill: Peter Ungar Reads From 'Evolution's Bite'

Thursday, June 01, 2017

In this new episode of Short Talks From the Hill, a podcast from the University of Arkansas, Peter Ungar reads excerpts from Evolution's Bite, his new book about the fossil teeth of hominids, or human ancestors.

Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Food & Nutrition Research & Innovation Science Anthropology

New Analysis Finds the Ancient World Populated by Diverse Hominin Species

Monday, May 15, 2017

Anthropologist Luke Delezene is part of a team that found Homo naledi to be different than anything known and more recent than expected.

Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Research & Innovation Social Sciences Anthropology

Ungar's New Book, 'Evolution's Bite,' to Be Released in May by Princeton Press

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Renowned anthropologist Peter Ungar’s latest book follows dietary clues from fossil teeth to trace the impact of diet on human evolution.

Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Food & Nutrition Natural Environment Research & Innovation Science Social Sciences Anthropology

Petra and Paradise: U of A Professor Leads Research for Smithsonian Channel

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Thomas Paradise, a professor of geosciences whose research in Petra, Jordan, has spanned more than 25 years, will be the focus of a May 1 upcoming special on the Smithsonian Channel.

Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Humanities International Science Social Sciences Anthropology Geosciences Middle East Studies

Harvard Nuclear Weapons and Torture Scholar to Speak Tonight

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Elaine Scarry, a leading scholar on violence and justice, will give a lecture titled "Beyond Torture and Nuclear Weapons: Reclaiming Our Social Contract" at 5:30 p.m. tonight in Gearhart Hall 26.

Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Honors College Events Humanities International Lectures Politics Anthropology English Political Science

'Minoan Women, Matriarchy, and Revolt' Public Lecture April 19

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

John G. Younger, an author and professor at the University of Kansas, will talk about the Minoan culture and revolution against a female-dominated society at 7 p.m. April 19 in GRAD 166.

Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Events Humanities Lectures Anthropology History World Languages, Literatures and Cultures
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